In Brief: NATO Enlargement


A lot happens every day. Alliances shift, leaders change, and conflicts erupt. With In Brief, we’ll help you make sense of it all. Each week, experts will dig deep on a single issue happening in the world to help you better understand it. *** After more than 18 months of delays, Sweden’s bid to join the NATO alliance was finally approved last week. Sweden and Finland were both invited to join NATO after Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022, but while Finland became part of the alliance last year, opposition from Turkey and Hungary held up Sweden’s approval. We asked five

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